El periódico español El País ha seleccionado las mejores películas del 2016.
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As much as popping a bottle of champagne or watching the ball drop in Times Square at the stroke of midnight is a very traditional American custom. There are several Latino customs done on December 31st that you might not have known existed.
Una mujer entra en una diatriba racista mientras espera en una cola de una cola en Luisville, Kentuckey JCPenney, luego de que dos clientas latinas delante de ella compraran artículos extras en el último minuto. Otro cliente, que vio toda la situación, la grabó y subió el incidente a Facebook.
Colombian authorities have said that the Champecoense plane crash that killed all but three futbol players last month outside of Medellin, Colombia was caused by pilot error.
The plane operated by the Bolivian charter company LaMia, crashed miles from the airport because the pilot failed to refuel the plane while in route and did not warn anyone of the engine failure caused by lack of fuel until it was too late.
The New York Times about how Americans have been clustering themselves into cultural bubbles just as they have clustered in political bubbles. Their TV preferences confirm that.
El País reports about about a tiny town of Sinaloa, in Mexico, where a young teacher is trying to fight violence and crime through teaching art to children.
Spanish newspaper El País selected the best movies produced in Latinamerica in 2016.
How a Chinese billionaire’s dream of making an underwater fantasy blockbuster turned into a legendary movie fiasco.
A woman goes into a racist tirade while waiting in line at a cash register in a Louisville, Kentucky JCPenney after two Latina customers in front of her purchased extra items at the last minute. Another customer, who saw the whole situation, recorded and posted the incident on Facebook.
On the years after the Second World War, Mexico's music dominated the music scene in former Yugoslavia. It was the beggining of the Cold War and the Socialist regime of Tito thought that Mexican music was non-political.
The Atlantic reports about an explosion at a Florida nylon factory that has left American grocery stores with a sudden Reddi-wip shortage. Though this incident will make it harder to find the popular whipped cream topping this year, it also serves as an important reminder to appreciate the vast network of people and machines that go into making the treat possible to find.
Among this year’s inductees are Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra and Joan Baez. Nile Rodgers will receive as well the Award for Musical Excellence.
These artists where chosen between 19 nominees trough a system of votes that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation carries out. The eligible artists must have an album or a single that is at least 25 years old.
Entre los juramentados de este año se encuentran Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra y Joan Baez. Nile Rodgers también recibirá el Premio a la Excelencia Musical.
Estos artistas fueron escogidos entre 19 nominados, a través de un sistema de votos que lleva a cabo la Fundación Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Los artistas elegibles deben contar con un álbum o sencillo con 25 años de longevidad.
AL DIA interview the famous Venezuelan band Guaco in Barcelona. Guaco, winner of a Latin Grammy 2016, began to play in the 60's as a band of "gaitas", traditional tropical rhythms played in Christmas in Venezuela. Now Guaco is one of the most famous bands of tropical fusion in their country.
AL DIA conversó en Barcelona con Guaco, la famosa banda venezolana, ganadora de un Grammy Latino 2016. Guaco empezó en los años 60 como un conjunto tradicional de gaitas, un ritmo tropical tradicional de Navidad, hasta convertirse en una de las bandas de fusión tropical más conocidas del país latinoamericano.
Mezcal has become so popular around the world that local producers are struggling to keep the industry from being taken over by big corporations.
In the horror of the Champecoense plane crash that killed most of the futbol team and 71 people in all on a mountainside near Medellin, Colombia, Alan Rushel, one of the six survivors, revealed that he changed seats at the last minute.
Hispanic Surnames on the Rise in U.S. as Immigration Surges.
Mitú, a digitial network for Latino Millennials, Partners With Snapchat To Create Content For Latino Youth
In 2000, Herman and Candelaria Zapp set out on a 16-month trip from their home in Argentina to backpack around Alaska in an old vintage car. They haven't come back to Argentina yet. In the way, they got four children.
El lunes pasado hablé por teléfono con mi amiga Milagros, una inmigrante dominicana, nacionalizada estadounidense, que hace un año se mudó a Barcelona por amor.
Estas serán las segundas Navidades que Milagros pasa lejos de su familia, en Miami. Y aunque en España tiene buenos amigos, reconoce que no será lo mismo. “En Miami comeríamos el lechón asado entero, y aquí, como somos pocos, cocinaremos solo una pata al horno”, me comentó, melancólica.
Last Monday I spoke on the phone with my friend Milagros, a Dominican naturalized American, who a year ago moved from Miami to Barcelona for love.
This is the second time Milagros celebrates Christmas in Spain. And although in Spain she has some good friends, a part from his boyfriend, she admits it’s not the same.
"In Miami we would eat a whole lechón asado (a suckling pig) roasted in a wood fire, while in Barcelona, as we are only 8 at the table, we will just cook a pig leg in the oven," she said. Her voice sounded melancholic.
AL DIA speaks with Colombian author Luis Noriega, winner of the 2016 Gabriel García Márquez literary award. He currently lives in Barcelona, Spain.
Latinos are sweeping the cinema industry: Mexican actor Gael García Bernal, actress Gina Rodriguez and Chilean director Pablo Larraín are part of the talented list of film and TV stars and creators nominated for the prestigious 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
What is the duty of Latin American cinema to combat racism and anti-immigration feelings in the era of Donald Trump?